How a Bafta winner, the Beautiful South drummer and a group of school pupils created a new musical for Hull

‌ The Yorkshire Post reports on the making of performance “Ocho” which will be shown at the Institute of the Arts Barcelona on 11th July at 8PM. “A Bafta winner, the Beautiful South drummer and pupils from one of Hull’s most challenging schools might just end up the highlight of UK City of Culture says […]

World Dance Movement Spain is almost upon us!

‌ This international event takes place in different countries all around the world, and, for the second time after a successful first edition in 2015, WDMSpain will be back this June!  World Dance Movement – The International Workshop – builds connections between dance and diverse cultures that inspire and transform dancers from around the world. […]

AV Dance Exhibition

Collaborative Dance Exhibition

‌ The IAB students have been collaborating with various interdisciplinary artists to put together the AV Dance Exhibition this Sunday at Mutuo Barcelona. AV dance exhibition is a collaborative creation of artists. It devoted to dancer’s body as the biggest gift of life. To make awareness of how blessed we are to be able to […]

Meet Director Kellie Hughes

‌ Director Kellie Hughes is visiting from Ireland to give the Acting students a masterclass on her creative process on Tuesday the 8th May. Professor and Director in Residence at University College Dublin UCD, Kellie is also director of the company “The Emergency Room” founded by the famous actress Olwen Fouéré. More about Kellie Hughes […]

The IAB Hosts Private Disneyland Paris Audition

‌ The IAB is thrilled to host a private Disneyland Paris audition for graduate students this Sunday 23rd April. Only enthusiastic and highly energetic performers will be selected. Luckily, these qualities are what the IAB is all about! Disney is looking for 30 females and 15 males to join the parade in celebration of its […]

Liam O'Sullivan's Acting and Anxiety Class

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t… chances are you’re right” by Rebecca Fixemer

‌ At the end of the first term, the actors of the IAB had a great opportunity to participate in an accent training workshop, followed by a stage fright workshop. We were all very impressed when Liam O’Sullivan, the workshop leader, suddenly started reciting Shakespeare and songs such as “The Greatest Love of All”, in […]

Performer and Choreographer, Sam Fleet

Meet Guest Lecturer Sam Fleet

‌ The Institute of the Arts Barcelona is excited to have commercial performer and teacher Sam Fleet in the studios this week giving the students a feel for professional level choreography. Same Fleet has incredible experience in the field! Take a look at everything he has achieved! Early Start Sam grew up in Essex, before […]

Studio Wayne McGregor at IAB

Studio Wayne McGregor at the IAB once more!

‌ Caterina Carvalho – Studio Wayne McGregor from Institute of the Arts Barcelona on Vimeo. The students across the courses were thrilled to have Caterina Carvalho in the IAB Studios for a week of intensive workshops.

Guest Musical Director Matt Abrams

‌ We are thrilled to have Matt Abrams working with the second year musical theatre students in the fun-loving musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Along side Head of Musical Theatre Nikki Laurence, Matt Abrams is pushing the students to vocal excellency, debuting the show this Friday and Saturday at 16:00 & 20:00. […]

Acting News

‌ Cristina Giordana from Barcelona´s Teatre Akademia at the IAB The IAB is privileged to have Cristina Giordana, Management Director of international Teatre Akademia is a guest at the IAB on Thursday 9th February. On this occasion, Cristina Giordana is also a guest in “The Good Soul of Szechuan”, staged by the 3rd-Year Acting Students […]

Guest Lecture on Mask and Ancient Theatre

‌ IAB will host an academic guest lecture/seminar for the students of BA Acting and MA Dance on the topics: “The Origin of the Mask before Commedia dell’Arte: the Characters of Ancient Farce”, with Prof. Elena Scuotto, on Thursday 23th February 2017 in Studio 5. Prof. Elena Scuotto has taught Classics at the University “Federico […]

IAB Partner in International Theatre Production Directed by Vincenzo Liguori and Armando Rotondi

‌ IAB is partner in the production of the monologue “Diary of a Madman” written by Chinese author Lu Xun, considered as the father of modern Chinese literature. Inspired by Nikolai Gogol’s homonymous short story, “Diary of a Madman” show us the paranoia of a madman, who sees cannibalism both in his family and the […]

Actor Vincenzo Liguori at IAB

‌ The IAB is privileged to have M° Vincenzo Liguori visit the IAB this week (10-14 January), as a guest of Dr Armando Rotondi (Lecturer in Performance Theory, History and Criticism), delivering a special class to the 1st-Year BA Students in Acting for the “Landscape Theatre” module on Thursday 12th January. Vincenzo Liguori is an […]

Master of Life

‌ by Jessica Hallam In undertaking a Masters Degree in Dance at the Institute of the Arts Barcelona I can truly say that within a few months, I felt the inspirations and vibrancy from colleagues and professors, as well a wave of inspiration for my artistic imagination thanks to the surrounding community. As one of […]

La vida de un estudiante en el IAB – David Martin

‌ Ya han pasado cuatro años desde que empecé mi aventura en el IAB. Ahora estoy en mi último año de carrera y el tiempo ha pasado volando. Han sido unos años muy intensos. Siempre estás constantemente viviendo nuevas experiencias, tanto dentro del IAB como fuera. Me acuerdo cuando empecé en el Foundation de Acting […]